Jordan: History


  1. 1922

    The League of Nations grants mandate of Jordan to Britain

  2. 1946

    The United Nations recognizes Jordan as an independent sovereign kingdom and British troops begin to pull out.  

  3. 1957

    British forces complete their withdrawal from Jordan.  

  4. 1990

    The Gulf War caused major economic setbacks in Jordan.

  5. 1994

    After a 46-year official state of war, Jordan signed a peace treaty with Israel.

Sources:

BBC News
Britannica

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